Entries by Trent Condon

The Ever Changing Cyclone Basketball Roster

By: Trent Condon After another successful year, culminating with a Big 12 Tournament title and NCAA Tournament appearance, Iowa State has a year of retooling to their basketball roster. Departing seniors Monte Morris, Naz Mitrou-Long, Deonte Burton and Matt Thomas leave a roster in a state of flux. Iowa State came into the spring signing […]

Iowa Wide Receiver Group Dealt Another Blow

On Friday, the University of Iowa announced that wide receiver Jerminic Smith was no longer part of the football program. Back before the open practice in West Des Moines, it was announced that Smith would not be going through spring drills to work on academics. It appears that respite didn’t help. The wide receiver position […]

Missouri Valley Conference Expansion

A month ago Missouri Valley Conference member Wichita State announced that they were leaving the conference after 72 years to join the American Athletic Conference. It’s the 2nd big blow to the conference after the loss of Creighton to the Big East 4 years ago. Wichita and Creighton are national basketball brands that brought a […]

Iowa Spring Game – What to watch for

Tonight at Kinnick Stadium the Iowa football team will finish up their spring practice with a game in front of their home crowd. It has been an uneven spring camp for the Hawkeyes as injuries have slowed the progress of some areas. Iowa is also installing a new offense with offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz taking […]

The Future of the Iowa/Iowa State Football Rivalry

Earlier this week, the University of Iowa and Iowa State University announced an extension to their football series that will continue the annual game through the 2023 football season. The Hawkeyes and Cyclones have played annually since 1977. It will be 46 years of continual games when this version of the contract finishes. The question […]